All 5 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Second Reading (8 Jul 2019)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...the people concerned in all seriousness to look at this again. We are heading towards disaster. I am putting my mark here: I predict that whoever becomes Prime Minister, whether Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn—the latter is possible, although whether it is desirable is another matter—when faced with this proposal for billions of pounds to be spent on Parliament when there are so many...

Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (21 Feb 2019)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: Thank you. I wonder what the noble Baronesses, Lady Blackwood and Lady Manzoor, and the noble Lord, Lord Young, think of the possibility of my good friend Jeremy Corbyn bringing in legislation through statutory instrument after statutory instrument without any ability for scrutiny by a Conservative Opposition. That has to be thought about. This is a parliamentary democracy and people have to...

English Votes for English Laws — Motion to Take Note (21 Oct 2015)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...convention would do. Would it not be much better to put all this EVEL talk on ice and take the initiative? To take another example, the leader of the Opposition, my right honourable friend Jeremy Corbyn, has appointed a shadow Cabinet member with specific responsibility for the constitutional convention. Would it not be better to grasp this opportunity, to take advantage of these...

Terrorism Bill (13 Dec 2005)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...Baroness, Lady Thatcher, the noble Lord, Lord Tebbit—from so many of them, I heard it again and again. I am almost arguing against myself now, but they went through the Lobby with people such as Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott. It was the most unholy alliance of unholy alliances. They deserve the opportunity to think again and I think that we should give them the opportunity to test the...

The Caribbean (2 Dec 2004)

Mr George Foulkes: ...a livelihood for thousands of small farmers. In many areas, sugar is grown alongside the banana crop, but as we know, that, too, is under threat. As my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) told us, if those industries collapse, many people are likely to resort to growing other things, which will be less acceptable and will create huge problems for those countries...


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